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- IMF staff team and authorities reached broad agreement on policies which could form the basis for completing the third review.
- Restoration of peace, redeployment of the state, and implementation of reforms will be key to ensure sustainable economic recovery.
- The team encouraged the authorities to intensify revenue mobilization efforts, while reigning in parafiscal taxes which hamper private sector development.
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Samir Jahjah visited Bangui from September 22 to October 3 to conduct discussions on the third review of the program supported by an Extended Credit Facility (ECF). Mr. Roger Nord, Deputy Director of the IMF’s African Department, joined the team from September 22 to 26. Discussions will continue during the upcoming Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank (WB) from October 13–15.
NEW YORK, May 13, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Food assistance is emerging as an urgent humanitarian priority in the Central African Republic (CAR). Assessments carried out earlier this year show that many people cannot afford the little food that is available in markets, and that farmers have begun to eat the seeds that were meant for planting this season.
BANGUI, Central African Republic, November 8, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ – A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Mr. Norbert Toé visited Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR), during October 24 to November 8, 2012 to conduct the first review of the three-year program supported under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The mission assessed progress achieved under the program as at June 30, 2012, updated program objectives for remainder of 2012 and discussed the government’s economic and financial policy objectives for 2013.
LIBREVILLE, Gabon, January 3, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Central Africa and Head of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA), Mr. Abou Moussa, embarks on a mission to the areas affected by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) from 3 to 7 January 2012. It is a joint mission with Mr. Francisco Madeira, Special Envoy of the African Union (AU) for the LRA.